Erik Thomas, a senior at Menominee High School, at right, receives his prize from Onagomingkway Chapter Good Citizen Chair Melissa Wilson for winning the 2013 Good Citizen Essay Competition offered by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Thomas took first place in the Upper Peninsula and went on to take first runner-up against 66 other contestants at the state level. Thomas, son of Louise and Jay Thomas, is attending the University of Michigan this fall. The Onagomingkway Chapter serves the western U.P.; for more information contact Cheryl at (906) 360-2436 or e-mail SherryeW@aol.com.